The Economic Gains of Cloud Computing
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  • 1. The Economic Gains of Cloud Computing Vivek Kundra Federal Chief Information Officer April 7, 2010
  • 2. The Case for Change SOURCE: Report to Congress on Server and Data Center Energy Efficiency Public Law 109-431, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR Program, August 2, 2007 Federal Data Center Growth Federal Data Centers Energy Consumption
  • 3. Federal Leadership in Cloud Computing
    • Shift to a “cloud-first” policy
    • Identify opportunities through data center consolidation
    • Centralize certification of cloud solutions
    • Establish standards for security, interoperability & data portability
  • 4. Centralized Certification
    • Government-wide Risk Management Program
      • Provides security authorization and continuous monitoring
      • Agencies participate by leveraging the results for covered products
    • Vendor Benefits
      • Government-wide authorization and security compliance cost reduction
    • Agency Benefits
      • Cost savings through reduced duplication
      • Rapid acquisition
      • Increased security assurance
    Solutions Federal Agencies Problem: Independent agency risk management has inefficiencies Solution: Unified risk management eliminates inefficiencies Solutions
  • 5. Standards Strategy
  • 6. A Shift to the Cloud OPPORTUNITY CLOUD SOLUTION Support doctors and healthcare providers in implementation of Electronic Health Records (EHR)
    • Nationwide solution for 2,000 users in 6 weeks
    • Track and coordinate EHR implementations
    Consolidate more than 12 email systems serving 80,000 users
    • Moving 80,000 mailboxes to the cloud
    • 66% expected cost savings
    Modernize enterprise data centers
    • Halted procurement of up to $1.5 billion in data center efforts
    • Reevaluating enterprise strategy in context of “Cloud First”
    Provide scientists and researchers on-demand access to raw data storage and computing resources
    • $32 million investment
  • 7. A New Model
    • Animoto’s multimedia service went from 25,000 users to more than 250,000 users within 3 days
    • Scaled from 50 virtual machines to 4,000
    • Supporting 20,000 new customer registrations per hour at peak
    • Massive capital investment no longer a barrier to entry
    • Great ideas powered by the cloud can scale to transform markets faster than ever before
    Charts and data: 2008/04/23/animoto-facebook-scale-up/
  • 8. Shifting Power to the American People Smart Meters Performance Dashboards
    • Data is being democratized
    • Cheaper and more powerful processors
    • Faster and more ubiquitous networks
    • Billions of sensors are becoming part of a hybrid Internet
    Health IT
  • 9. Vivek Kundra Federal Chief Information Officer April 7, 2010